Strut Assembly Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz 380SEC

Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Strut Assembly Replacement costs $241 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$241 to $257
Labor: $112 -$128
Parts: $129
Average Dealer price
$406
Average Shop price
$294
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SECV8-3.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$251.15Shop/Dealer Price$326.59 - $461.44
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SECV8-3.8LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$248.57Shop/Dealer Price$323.56 - $456.63
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
He is a really pleasant man,who has a good attention to detail,as it happens there was no way to get the car started, due to what appears to be failed fuel pumps,which is what i suspected. I am 70 years old,fixing it has lost its appeal,and did not have all the tools to fix it with me.Therefore being a mechanic my self in the past, i can only say he knows what he is doing.If the parts were at hand he would have repaired it no problem i'm quite sure,so for me he gets top marks,in all departments. Yours sincerely Barry Vare
1988 MERCEDES-BENZ 560SEC - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Tom
37 years of experience
Great personality and friendly. Tom did a great job and I would highly recommend him to the neighbors.
2011 MERCEDES-BENZ E350 - OIL CHANGE
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Alex
11 years of experience
He was very polite and knowledgeable of the work to be done. He kept me informed of the status of my parts.
2006 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS500 - HEATER CONTROL VALVE REPLACEMENT
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Jared
11 years of experience
Jared was really personable and informative! He was running ahead of schedule so he contacted me to see if I would like him to come early. He not only took care of the known issue but was also thorough to find a secondary problem that I was unaware of. He made extra time for me to take care of both issues immediately! Great service and very competitive pricing will bring my business back whenever I should have need. Thanks!!!
2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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All about Strut Assembly Replacement

The strut assembly, an essential part of your car's suspension system, is attached to the front wheels and is used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the rear and strut assemblies in the front suspension. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness. The strut assembly, located in the front or rear of the car, is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump. The strut assembly takes a beating over time, especially on bumpy roads. It will eventually start leaking the gas/liquid, leaving you with an unstable or rugged ride. With worn out struts, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or the tires will wear out prematurely.

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